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The new Abengoa cellulosic ethanol plant near Hugoton, KS (Photo by Bryan Thompson)
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 11:20

Southwest Kansas is on the cutting edge of next-generation fuels technology, with a new facility that converts crop residue to fuel-grade ethanol.

Here's a summary of the day's AP news headlines for our area, mostly Kansas.
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 10:31

Check out the latest Kansas news headlines in this snazzy summary from the Associated Press, as prepared especially for you, by the KPR News Team!

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Friday, March 6, 2015 - 09:21

It looked like the idea of expanding Medicaid in Kansas was dead for this legislative session.  But now, expansion proponents say they see signs of hope for expanding the program, so it can provide health coverage to more low-income residents.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 15:46

Results of the study were discussed at the Kansas Statehouse on Thursday.

Sen. Ty Masterson explains the proposal at the Kansas Statehouse. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 15:32

The proposal would replace the current school funding formula with block grants. The two-year plan would give lawmakers time to write a new school funding formula.

Attend this big scientific conference in California?  KPR Commentator Rex Buchanan did.  And he's glad he went.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 11:37

With all the scientific information available on the Internet these days, why do so many people still attend those big, annual, scientific conferences?  Commentator Rex Buchanan thinks he knows why.

Here's a summary of the day's AP news headlines for our area, mostly Kansas.
Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 10:01

Here's a summary of the day's Kansas news headlines from the Associated Press.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 01:35

A high school student in Olathe has contracted tuberculosis and is undergoing treatment.  Health officials say hundreds of students may have come into contact with the infected student.

Photo by Stephen Koranda
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 19:29

The proposal would cut funding from KU and shift the money to the KU Medical Center.

Kathryn Gardner speaking during the hearing. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:35

Senator Jeff King says they don't have a paper trail of opinions for nominee Kathryn Gardner.

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